It’s been awhile since Shinedown released some new music and when they did, it came in with a bang. Now they released the first single of the new album “ATTENTION! ATTENTION!” which will be released on 4th May 2018.
“DEVIL” is a hell of a rock song!
It came out together with the official music video which is really intense. Both are crazy, heavy, and very new to us Shinedown fans regarding to style. But new does mean more amazing here. The progress this band always makes with every single piece of music they create is fantastic. It’s inspiring. It’s breathtaking.
„DEVIL“ is very rhythmic. It’s heavy, a great rock song with crazy guitar riffs. Brent Smith puts all his power in his voice in this song. This is a piece of music that gets stuck in the head right away and won’t leave too soon. The words are somehow dark, but also powerful. The rhythm is catchy. It is a song even more powerful than “Cut the Cord” was, but with its very own dynamic and its very new Shinedown style.
If you take a closer look at the lyrics of "Devil", it is promising an extraordinary album with an amazing concept. "It’s about to get heavy" is the first line of the chorus and at the same time it might also be the motto of “ATTENTION! ATTENTION!” Brent Smith also starts the song with the words “Pick it up, pick it up, pick it up, pick up the phone!” – For me, he asks the fans to listen to the new song, to be ready to take this new album and love it. And in the end, why shouldn’t the record be the devil waiting in the next room?
But I’ve already talked to much about a piece of art that no words can ever properly describe. So I suggest you give it a listen: